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Fun Food Holidays™ December 12th is National Ambrosia Day

National Ambrosia Day

Ambrosia, the mythical "food of the gods," is a heavenly treat to real mortal diners at any time of the year. This cool and creamy citrus fruit salad is a light and tasty side dish or dessert.

CDK has many classic-style recipes for ambrosia, plus a whole body of wacky ambrosia salad-inspired items like ambrosia cakes, bars, and even a body scrub!

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Chinese Ambrosia Pie
recipe for chinese ambrosia pie

Made with flaked coconut, cream cheese, ginger, almond extract, milk, sugar, cornstarch, orange juice, (8 oz size) mandarin oranges (drained and cut into small pieces)


Florida Ambrosia
recipe for florida ambrosia

Made with angel-cake wedges or meringue shells, halved seedless green and/or red grapes, sugar, cornstarch, orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, oranges, peeled, sliced, and seeded, grapefruit


Ambrosia Jam
recipe for ambrosia jam

Made with sugar, crushed pineapple, peaches, oranges, cantaloupe, lemon


Grapefruit And Campari Ambrosia
recipe for grapefruit and campari ambrosia

Made with salt, grapefruit, Campari, flaked coconut, sugar


Ambrosia Filled Angel Cake
recipe for ambrosia filled angel cake

Made with kiwi fruit, sliced, blueberries, coconut, strawberries, pineapple, confectioners' sugar, heavy cream, angel food cake, purchased or homemade


Cranberry Ambrosia-Cream Cheese Spread
recipe for cranberry ambrosia-cream cheese spread

Made with pecan, pecans, (3.5 oz size) shredded coconut - divided, mandarin oranges, (15.5 oz size) crushed pineapple, (6 oz size) sweetened dried cranberries - divided, powdered sugar, (8 oz size)


Honey And Yogurt Ambrosia
recipe for honey and yogurt ambrosia

Made with honey, pineapple chunks, oranges, bananas, coconut, plain yogurt


Ambrosia Cake
recipe for ambrosia cake

Made with milk, salt, baking powder, cake flour, vanilla extract, butter flavoring, eggs, sugar, butter


Ambrosia-Egg Nog Candy
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Made with flaked coconut, sugar, eggnog, corn syrup, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, candied cherries


Hawaiian Ambrosia With Pecans And Raisins
recipe for hawaiian ambrosia with pecans and raisins

Made with pecans, raisins, miniature marshmallows, pineapple chunks, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, shredded coconut, plain yogurt or sour cream


Orange Jello Ambrosia
recipe for orange jello ambrosia

Made with flaked coconut, orange gelatin powder, frozen whipped topping, mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, miniature marshmallows


Ambrosia Starfruit And Pear Salad With Sherry Dressing
recipe for ambrosia starfruit and pear salad with sherry dressing

Made with red leaf or radicchio lettuce, romaine lettuce, dried starfruit, pear, bananas, orange, salad oil, sherry or vinegar, orange peel


Ambrosia Fruit Dip
recipe for ambrosia fruit dip

Made with sugar substitute, lemon rind, vanilla extract, plain yogurt, cream cheese


Ambrosia Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
recipe for ambrosia oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Made with chocolate chips, quick-cooking oats, baking powder, salt, flour, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, brown sugar, butter or margarine


Strawberry Ambrosia Salad
recipe for strawberry ambrosia salad

Made with evaporated milk, flaked coconut, strawberry gelatin powder, raspberry gelatin powder, frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, water, crushed pineapple with syrup


Peach Ambrosia
recipe for peach ambrosia

Made with flaked coconut, sugar, lemon juice, red seedless grapes, banana, peach


Ambrosia Toss
recipe for ambrosia toss

Made with additional flaked coconut, mayonnaise, flaked coconut, orange, (16 oz) can fruit cocktail, salad greens


Dried Cranberry Ambrosia Salad With Granola Topping
recipe for dried cranberry ambrosia salad with granola topping

Made with granola, pineapple, oranges, dried cranberries, vanilla yogurt


Orange And Pineapple Ambrosia
recipe for orange and pineapple ambrosia

Made with chopped walnuts, oranges, pineapple tidbits, grated coconut


Coconut Ambrosia With Grapes
recipe for coconut ambrosia with grapes

Made with raspberry syrup, coconut, strawberries, red grapes, honeydew melon


Ambrosial Bread
recipe for ambrosial bread

Made with active dry yeast, water, crushed peanut butter and coconut candy, honey, powdered milk, salt, bread flour


Green Ambrosia Body Scrub
recipe for green ambrosia body scrub

Made with china rain essence oil, poppy seeds, white rice, epsom salts, oatmeal -- ground in blender, cornmeal, glycerin, baby oil, bag green tea


Cream Cheese Ambrosia With Chocolate Shavings
recipe for cream cheese ambrosia with chocolate shavings

Made with sugar, fruit cocktail, pecans, green grapes, mandarin oranges, coconut, miniature marshmallows, maraschino cherries, pineapple, white chocolate


Fat Free Blueberry Ambrosia Salad
recipe for fat free blueberry ambrosia salad

Made with sour cream, orange, pineapple, blueberries, coconut, cottage cheese


Carrots Ambrosia
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Made with parsley, salt, baby carrots, butter, sugar, oranges



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